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Coastal restoration efforts complicated by lack of plan for Mississippi River

By Bob Marshall Consider this: It’s spring 2025 and Louisiana officials are preparing to open three diversions on the lower Mississippi River so fresh

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LSU study: Damaged minnow shows BP oil seeping into coastal food chain

By Bob Marshall A minnow considered the canary in Louisiana’s coastal ecosystem can’t shake the hydrocarbon cough it picked up when BPs oil started

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Research indicates Miss. River diversions could harm marshland
By Bob Marshall For decades, those leading the life-and-death struggle to keep southeast Louisiana from being swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico have had a battle cry: “Put the river back ...
BP defends safety record in 2010 rig disaster
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Last week, BP executives and others testifying in New Orleans said the company was safety conscious when it operated the Macondo well in the Gulf three years ...
BP employees and outside experts testify in spill trial
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s note: This instant cash advance store hours article is part of a series on the trial. In the second week of a milestone spill ...
Lawsuit seeks withheld information about leaking Gulf oil wells
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer bad credit loans lubbock texas (Special from Facing South) —Clean water advocates have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard over ...
Spill trial against BP and its partners gets under way
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on the trial. A landmark environmental trial kicked off last week at United States ...
Top state official rebuts dire warning, insists coast can be saved
By Bob Marshall Yes, we can. And, by the way: cash advance in grand island nebraska You’re wrong. That’s how Garret Graves, head of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and ...
Louisiana coast faces highest rate of sea-level rise worldwide
By Bob Marshall Stunning new data not yet publicly released shows Louisiana losing its battle with rising seas much more quickly than even the most pessimistic studies have predicted.
Parishes fault Coast Guard for slow removal of BP oil
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer BP oil and other material that washed ashore in Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard and neighboring parishes in Hurricane Isaac are settling into wetlands and even shutting ...

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